Wednesday, June 26, 2013

recipe wendsday : paula deen's crock pot roast

5 Stars!!! Paula Deen's Crock Pot Pot Roast... truly the very best you'll ever have... I won't make any other! Make exactly as stated... DO NOT change a thing.

hello everyone

found this delicious recipe on the food network paula deen's crock pot roast. I love crock pot cooking the fact i can just put it on in the morning and by dinner its done here is the recipe : 

paula deen's crock pot roast


1 (3 to 4-pound) boneless chuck roast
1 teaspoon House Seasoning, recipe follows
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 cup thinly sliced onion wedges
3 cloves garlic, crushed
2 bay leaves
1 (10 3/4-ounce) can cream of mushroom soup
1/4 cup red wine
2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
1 tablespoon beef bouillon granules
3/4 cup water


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Add the House Seasoning, salt and pepper to a small bowl. Rub seasoning into the roast on both sides. Heat oil in a large skillet and brown the roast, searing it on both sides. Place the meat in a roaster pan. Add onions and garlic to skillet for 1 to 2 minutes to absorb leftover roast juice. Place into roaster pan with meat and bay leaves.

Combine the mushroom soup, wine, Worcestershire sauce and beef bouillon into a bowl. Pour over the roast. Add water.

Cover pan with foil and bake for 3 to 3 1/2 hours or until tender.

Remove and discard the bay leaves.

*Cook's Note: If the gravy is not thick enough, remove the meat from the pan and pour the gravy into a saucepan. Bring to a boil and thicken it by adding 2 tablespoons of cornstarch mixed with 1/4 cup cold water, stirring constantly.

House Seasoning:

1 cup salt
1/4 cup black pepper
1/4 cup garlic powder
Mix ingredients and store in an air tight container for up to 6 months.

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Monday, June 24, 2013

menu plan monday

hello everyone

we have done quite good this month we have had meat last until the end i guess buying in bulk does help. Here is what we are having this week.

Monday : out at lonestars for a birthday party
Tuesday : shish kabobs and rice
Wedsday : out at our groups AGM so another night out
Thursday : porkchops and sidekicks 
Saturday : slow cooked porkchops  and roasted potatoes
Sunday : garlic lemon chicken  with mixed veggies

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freebie monday

hello everyone

hope everyone is well here are your freebies for freebie monday.

Free Nivea Sample Bag
Nivea Haus is going on the road across Canada and everyone who walks through the Haus doors will receive a free Nivea sample bag.

Free Custom Mousepad
Get yourself a FREE Custom Mouse Pad when you enter the promo code TCMOUSEPAD at the checkout!
Shipping & handling and taxes are extra. Limit 1 per household. Offer ends June 25, 2013.

Air Wick Scented Oil Kit Free by Mail in Rebate
Try an Air Wick Scented Oil starter kit for free with this mail in rebate form!
Purchases must be made between April 1 – July 31, 2013. Limit 1 rebate per individual, family or household.

Free Shilloette shoe shaped scotch tape holder
Get a Free Silhouette shoe shaped scotch tape holder when you purchase 2 Scotch Tape Towers with this mail in Rebate
Purchase must be made by June 30,2013
Postmarked by July 31,2013

free sample of star toliet paper
Receive a free sample roll of Star Toilet Paper.
Simply visit Star’s sample request page, and fill out the short request form

Free Issue of Allergic Living Magazine
Receive a free issue of Allergic Living magazine.

Free Sample of A. Vogel Venaforce Gel
A. Vogel is offering 3,000 free samples of their Venaforce Gel. Just complete and submit the form to qualify for your free Venaforce sample.

Join the TD Summer Reading Club Program for Free Goodies (toronto)
The TD Summer Reading Club 2013 is opening up for this year and they are offering free books, posters, stickers, games, authors, illustrators, and more. Visit the linked page for more details. This offer is free at Toronto Public Library branches everywhere. 

Roots Canada Free Music On Itunes 
Roots Canada has a Special Freebie Just for Canadians
Download this special Canadian Artist’s Special combination of songs on Itunes
Offer Ends July 16,2013
Free Artists Songs Include

David Murphey
Walk off the Earth
Wake Owl
Wild Life
The Belle Game
and more……

FREE Small Slurpee At 7-Eleven For 1st 1500 Customers(July 11th)
July 11th is 7-Eleven’s birthday and they want you to celebrate
If you are one of the first 1500 customers to enter the door at 7-Eleven locations on July 11th, 2013 you will receive a FREE Small Slurpee.

Saturday, June 22, 2013

pinterest saturday

hello everyone 

hope your weekend is going good we are having a heatwave here in ontario hope you all who are in a heatwave are keeping cool here are my favorite pins for this week.

Kit Kat canada day cake 6

since canada day is coming up why not make this kit kat canada day cake to celebrate 

Three Cheese Campfire Potatoes. These are soooo good and you can add or take away stuff to make it your own.

going camping ? Why not make these three cheese campfire potatoes they look so yummy and easy to make

Bandanas cost about $1 each, and abound in red, white and blue. Perfect for 4th of July party napkins and decor, right?

if your having a backyard BBQ or even a picnic in a park these bandanna utensil holders are so cute a perfect addition to any summer feast

I want these for my white board.... Made from Crystal Light containers with magnets - use to hold dry erase markers on white board!

i love this idea as i menu plan and have a dry erase board with the weekly menu i would totally make these dry eraser marker container made out of crystal light containers so cute could even make some for the kids markers .

gift ideas

now school is coming to an end its time to give that special teacher a gift for all the hard work she has done teaching your kids why not give her this homemade gift a reusable cup with some things for summer even a gift card inside maybe for her favorite place to get a cool drink ?

tension rod between dresser and wall for dress up clothes

this idea is so great put a tension rod up for your kids dress up clothes between the dresser or another peice of furniture voila easy access to her favorite princess dresses.

until next week happy pining

Friday, June 21, 2013

coupon friday

hello everyone 

sorry its been awhile have been on a hiatus from blogging for awhile but back now with your coupons for coupon friday.

$2.00 off goodnights bed mats
Print this coupon to save $2 off one package of Goodnites Bed Mats.

$1.00 off Hellman's Mayonnaise
Print this coupon to save $1 off Hellman's Mayonnaise.

 $1 off Foam Antibacterial Hand Soap
Print this coupon to save $1 off one Lysol Foam Antibacterial Hand Soap.

$1 off Butterball Turkey Franks
Save $1.00 off Butterball Turkey Franks. Visit their Facebook page to get your coupon. coupon will  be issued through websaver

$1.00 off High Liner Flame Savours
save $1.00 off High Liner Flame Savours with thisprintable coupon through smartsource

$1.50 off Clorox or Tilex with Smart Tube Technology
The Clorox, Tilex and Green Works with Smart Tube Technology coupon now has a higher value!  It did have a value of $1.00 but is now worth $1.50 off.  Here are the coupons you can get from

Save $1.00 off any Clorox2 product (expires September 15, 2013)
Save $1.50 off any Green Works product (expires June 30, 2013)
Save $1.00 off Clorox Bleach 1.62L, 1.89L or 3.58L (expires June 30, 2013)
Save $1.50 off Clorox, Tilex or Green Works with Smart Tube Technology (expires July 31, 2013)

$0.75 off Nestle Pure Life Nature's Blends
Save $0.75 off Nestle Pure Life Nature’s Blends with this printable coupon!

$1.00 off any Scott Paper Towels
Save $1.00 off any Scott Paper Towels with this printable coupon, coupon will be emailed to you

$1.00 off on any Marc Angelo product
Save $1.00 on any Marc Angelo product with this coupon from marc angelo's facebook page, coupon will be mailed to you

$5 Off BLUE buffalo Dry Dog Food
Request a coupon to save $5 off any bag of BLUE dry dog food. this coupon will be mailed to you

Bear Paws, Buy 1 Get 1 Free
Print this coupon for Dare Bear Paws (family size, 600g) and buy one get one free!
Coupon valid at:

Save on Foods
Overwaitea Foods
Cooper’s Foods
PriceMart Foods
exp June 27, 2013.

costco coupons
These Costco coupons are valid until June 30, 2013. and redemable at costco locations in Ontario, Quebec and Atlantic provinces 

$3.20 off Tampax Tampons (pack of 100) – $3.20 off
$4 off Clear Care Contact lens Solution (2×480 mL)
$3 off Simple Choices Sun-Dried Tomato Basil Chicken and Turkey Sausages (1 kg)
$7.20 off Huggies Pull-Ups
$3 off Kirkland Signature Liquid laundry Detergent (120 Washloads)
$35 off Dandy Dehumidified
$2 off Natur-a Organic Soy Drink (6×946 mL)
$6 off Huggies Natural Care Plus Wipes (pack of 1,120)
$3.50 off Traditions Premium Ice Cream Variety Pack (pack of 25)
$10 off Innova Integrated LED Coach light 
$2 off Del Monte Red Grapefruit Cups (8×215 mL)

these ones exp July 7, 2013.

$7 off Webber Naturals Glucosamine and Chondroitin (500/400 mg, 300 capsules)
$4 off Jamieson B12 Vitamins (180 valets)

for costco coupons for  British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba

$3.00 off at bulk barn
get $3.00 off with a minimum of $10 purchase at bulk barn with this printable coupon
exp june 27 2013

Friday, June 14, 2013

coupon friday

hello everyone

hope everyone's weekend is a great one, here is your coupons for coupon friday.

$1.00 off elastoplast products
save $1.00 off elastoplast products with this printable coupon by smartsource

coupons from right at home
Right@Home has a hidden portal – They have some new mail-out coupons available! These include:

B2G1 Free Glade Jar Candles
$2 off any Scrubbing Bubbles Toilet Product
$1 off any Ziploc brand product
and many more (Raid, Off, Windex…)!
You must register with Right@Home, or log in with your email address, to access these coupons!

Safeway Printable Coupons
save with these printable coupons from safeway

$0.50 off Safeway SELECT Ice Cream (1.89L)
50% off The Butcher’s Cut Thick Sliced Side Bacon (1kg)
50% off Deli Counter Rice Crackers (100g)
50% off Bakery Counter French Baguette (227g)
Mann’s Sugar Snap Peas (425g) – 2 for $7
Valid until June 13, 2013.

.50 off natrel cafe (qubec only) has a new coupon $0.50 off any Natrel Cafe product!
Coupon is for Quebec residents only!

$1.50 off disney vitamins has a new coupon $1.50 off any Disney Vitamins and Supplments !

$1.00 off Healthy Harvest.
save $1.00 with this new coupon through 
This coupon is for Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Quebec residents only.

$1.50 off dempsters veggie bread
like dempsters facebook page to get acess to this coupon you will be redirected to

$1.00 off any cream of wheat cereal
save $1.00 off any cream of wheat cereal with this printable coupon from smartsource

$2.00 off any  package of Maple Leaf® Natural Selections® Sliced Pepperoni or Bacon Pieces

Bulk Barn – Save $3 off your $10 Purchase
Save $3.00 off your $10 or more purchase from Bulk Barn with this printable coupon!
Expires June 27, 2013.

$4 off Schick Quattro Razor Refill Pack
Save $4.00 off a Schick Quattro razor refill pack with this printable coupon from the Schick Facebook page!
expires September 30, 2013.

RCSS - .75 off nestle pure life nature blends
Get this Real Canadian Superstore printable coupon for Nestle Pure Life Nature’s Blends and save $0.75 off your next purchase.
This coupon is printed through SmartSource.

$1.00 off dove body wash
Get your mail out or printable coupon for Dove Body Wash from and save $1 off your next purchase. Valid only at Shoppers Drug Mart.

$1.00 off dove men body wash has a new $1 mail out coupon for Dove Men+Care body wash!
This coupon can only be used at Shoppers Drug Mart.

free glade decor scents car air freshener
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Print this Safeway dial body wash,Print this new coupon for Dial body wash from SmartSource and save $1!
This coupon is valid on 347mL bottles of Dial body wash,

FREE coupon for Brownie Pops At Kelsey’s Restaurants
Sign up for Kelsey’s email newsletter and receive FREE Brownie Pops coupon !!

target coupons
Target is offering some new printable coupons through

$3 off Minnie’s the Wizard of Dizz DVD
$3 off Sofia the First: Once Upon a Princess DVD
$1 off Gerber Graduates item 
$3 off Doc McStuffins: Time For Your Checkup DVD
$1 off 3-pk. or 6-pk. or 9-pk. up & up® baby wipes
$3 off 16″ Room Essentials stand fan
50% off Chefmate can opener 

$2.00 off jane's chicken
Print this new coupon for Janes chicken from and save $2 off Any one Janes chicken products.

$1.50 off So Good Frozen Dessert
Request this new coupon for So Good Frozen Dessert (946 ml) and save $1.50

$1.00 off cherios
Celebrate and share a photo of your child enjoying their First Cheerios for the First Cherrios Moasaic and receive a coupon for $1 off.

Thursday, June 13, 2013

summer subway art

i love subway art  i found out about it some time ago but never really thought of using it as decor until i seen on other sites and blogs that people were framing it so i said what the hell i can too. I found there was so many for diffrent occations and seasons so since summer is coming here are some of my favorites i found for summer.

i love this one from lettering delights it is so bright

free 2013 summer subway art printable size 16x20

this one from printable decor is so nice i really love the banner on it

this one from wonderful joy ahead is real cool with all the diffrent fonts and graphics

i just love this one from two yellow birds decor this one is bright and cheery

that's all for me until next time

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

recipe wednesday : Parmesan-Crusted Chicken

hello everyone

i found this recipe on i village and really want to make this iam always looking for ways to jazz up chicken instead of eating the same old chicken every week.

here is the recipe :

1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1 cup of panko bread crumbs
1 tsp parsley
3 tbsp olive oil
8 thin sliced skinless boneless chicken breasts

Directions : 
1. In a large skillet over medium - high heat add the olive oil
2. In a large bowl, combine the cheese, bread crumbs and parsley. Add a generous amount of salt (or garlic salt) and pepper. Place one piece of chicken at a time into the Parmesan mixture and coat with the crumbs.
3. Add 2 to 3 chicken pieces to the pan at a time; don't crowd
4. Cook for about 4 minutes per side
5. Season with additional salt and pepper
6. Serve with mashed sweet potatoes if you like

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Monday, June 10, 2013

freebie monday

hello everyone 

hope the begining of the week is going good the weather is quite nice i hope it stays this way for a while. Here is your freebies for freebie monday.

free sunmaid kid friendly recipe book
Request a FREE copy of Sun-Maid’s Gooseberry Patch Kid Friendly Recipes 
Filled with recipes that the kids can make and will also love to eat.
available for download as well

free sample of hugo boss  “Orange” Fragrance For Men/Women
Request a FREE SAMPLE of Hugo Boss “Orange” for men or women.
Fill out simple online form and check the box of the sample you wish to receive.

free 2 week club pogo pass
cannot redeem if had a guest pass in the last 6 months

Free Good Doer Wristband
Get a Free Good Doer Wristband & discover your own style of good doing!

free samples from brandsampler 
Hurry over and claim a NEW P&G BrandSampler! If you are a member of P&G Everyday Canada your regular log in should work!
You will be able to request up to 7 Free Samples just for signing in! No survey to complete!

you will  receive

Tide Pods 1 count
Downy Infusions 1 count
Vidal Sasson Shampoo & Conditioner
Scope Outlast sample
Crest 3D Whitestrips 3D White 2 hour express
Venus ProSkin Razor
Olay Fresh Effects Cleanser

free AARP 2013 Almanac Ebook for kindle
Get a FREE 2013 AARP Almanac ebook for your Kindle!


Information about scams and savings
Free Stuff!
Health and Diet Tips
Movie Classics

Free I Just Got 20% Cooler Sticker
Union of Concerned Citizens is giving away free I Just Got 20% Cooler Stickers. Take the survey on the following page and when you reach the end you'll be able to fill in the form for your free sticker.

15 Free 4x6 Prints at Walmart
Get 15 free 4×6 digital prints at Walmart! Just enter promo code 15FREEPRINTS at checkout. Valid through August 31st.

Free Swissvax Handbook and Tester Kit
Get a free swissvax Handbook and Tester Kit! Just fill in the form and submit to send off for yours.

free sample of La Coupe Argan Oil
Request a FREE sample of LaCoupe Argan Oil Shampoo & Conditioner. You will also receive a coupon for $2 off.
In order to request this sample, log into your account.

Free Fish Stickers And Magazine From PETAKids
Request a free sample pack of Fish Stickers from PETAKids.

FREE Bottle Of Foundation Make Up From Lippy Galore
Lippy Galore Cosmetics is giving away FREE bottles of their MakeSense™ foundation. Make sure you look at their colour chart and pick out the colour closest to your own skin tone, then fill out the form and let them know which colour you would like for your free bottle.

too see what colors they offer go here
to order your sample go here

menu plan monday

hello everyone 

now that warmer weather is among us we might not want to cook during the warmer weather so its time to get our slow cookers out or if you have a bbq we can use that on the hotter days.

here is the menu for this week

Monday : hamburger helper
Tuesday : shishkabobs and rice 
Wedsday : pasta bake
Friday : meatloaf
Sunday : stir fry

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Saturday, June 8, 2013

pinintrest saturday

hello everyone

i hope your weekend is going good now that nice weather is here i find i want to be outside then in so i will be finding some outside activities for pinterest saturday in the next few weeks so stay tuned.

these peanut butter m & m cupcakes look so yummy i really want to make some of these 

i love these crocheted bandanna flip flops turn ordinary flip flops into something stylish 

this DIY beach towel bag is so cute enough room to put all your beach needs

this bandana dress is so cute for your little one can even make a matching top for yourself so you and your little one can match.

these slow cooker porkchops look so yummy now that warmer weather is here who wants to turn the oven on a boiling hot night just cook these in the slowcooker and dinner is done when you get home from work

looking for that perfect gift for father's day ? How about making him a photo cube perfect for dad to keep at him desk at work

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until next week happy pinning 

Friday, June 7, 2013

coupon friday

hello everyone

the weather has been gloomy today made me very tired was anyone else tiresome today ? here are your coupons for coupon friday.

resolve coupons
Print these new coupons for Resolve from and save;
$1.50 off – Any one Resolve Carpet Cleaner product
$0.75 off – Any one Resolve Pre-Treat Stain Remover product
$1.50 off – Any one Resolve In-Wash Stain Remover product

$2 Off Scheiders Country Naturals Sausage Snacks
get $2.00 off Scheiders Country Naturals Sausage Snacks through Schneiders facebook page you will recive the coupon through

finish coupons
Print these new coupons for Finish from and save;
$1 off – Any one Finish Additives (Quantum Jet-Dry, Jet Dry, Turbo Dry or Dishwasher Cleaner)
$3 off – Any two Finish Quantum, Powerball or Gelpacs (20ct – 100ct)

life made delicious Free product coupons
at life made delicious there is 2 free product coupons 
Free honey nut cheerios oat crunch or fibre 1 almond cluster delight
free fibre 1 bars with protein or nature valley protein golden grams and cinnamon toast crunch treats

$2 off Spectro Jel Cleanser
Save $2.00 off Spectro Jel (200ml) cleanser with this Spectro coupon from and the Spectro Facebook page!

$0.75 off Honey Bunches of Oats Cereal
Save $0.75 off Honey Bunches of Oats cereal with this new coupon from

$8 off Enfamil A+ Ready to Feed Formula
Save $8.00 off Enfamil A+ Ready to Feed formula (18x237ml) with this printable Enfamil coupon!

$2 off any Jamieson men’s multivitamin!
Order this new mail out coupon from Websaver for Jamieson and save $2 off any Jamieson men’s multivitamin!

$5.00 off Splenda No Calorie Sweetener Packets
Print this coupon for Splenda No Calorie Sweetener (200 packets) and save $5 off.
exp September 30, 2013.

$3 off loose, granulated Splenda
Print this coupon for Splenda No Calorie Sweetener, Granulated (275g) and save $3.
exp August 31, 2013.

Nature's Variety $4 off Prairie Chicken and Brown Rice Dog Food
Save $4.00 off Nature’s Variety Prairie Chicken and Brown Rice Recipe kibble with the mail-out coupon you can request from the Prairie Facebook page!

$1 off Special K Cracker Chips
Save $1.00 off Special K Cracker Chips with this printable coupon from the SmartSource coupon page!

Save $2 when you buy 2 Dove Dedodorant Products
Save $2.00 when you buy two Dove deodorant products with this printable Dove Coupon from!

Natural Balance - Coupon Good for a Free Bag of Cat Treats
Natural Balance has released a coupon good for a free 3oz. bag of Perfect Bites cat treats. Visit the following page to print the coupon. This coupon expires 6/30/13.

b1g1f smart and tasty treats at petvalu
Buy one bag of Smart & Tasty Canine Duck 
Treats (5 oz) or Smart & Tasty Feline Dental 
Treats (3 oz) and receive a second bag of 
the same size free! with this printable coupon for petvalu
exp june 30 2013

$2 off Jergens Lotions
Save $2.00 off any Jergens lotions (480ml-620ml) with this Jergens coupon from!

book review : bristol house by beverly swerling

i just finished this great book Bristol house by Beverly Swerling that i received an advanced copy  from goodreads first reads giveaway i really enjoyed this book it was very interesting and historical i quite like books based in England and books that have a historic references in them.

Bristol house is about this women Annie who is a recovering alcoholic who leaves her job to work for the shalom foundation to find certain Jewish artifacts and find the jew of holborn but while living at bristol house she is haunted by a ghostly monk who lived in 1535 the same year of the jew of holborn who she is researching about. She begins her research with a woman named jennifer franklin who helps her in the london museum and shows her different items related to the 1535 time period but while in london she meets geoff harris a local tv reporter who she meets through jennifer she becomes interested in him as he seems to look like the ghost of the monk she sees in her flat as time goes by she has more hauntings from her monk and wonders if there is something he is trying to tell her. With the help of geoff and his mother and rabbi cohen she figures out what the monk is trying to tell her and why her boss philip weintraub is so interested in the jew of holborn.

I especially love that in this book they kept going back and forth between the monk dom justin and the jew of holborn's stories and then back to present day of annie's research. i quite enjoyed reading this book and would love to read it again and again.

this book retails at $29.50 CDN and at most bookstores